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Familiar Wild Flowers Hardcover – 1885

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40 chromolithographs with tissue guards in each of five volumes, plus engraved vignettes in text, all edges gilt, decorative gilt cloth on bevelled boards, each volume having a different hand-painted flower on centre of front board (convolvulus, cowslip, poppy, sainfoin and stitchwort). The descriptions of the plants include fascinating details about their uses, habitat requirements and quotations from historic sources. The first letter of each chapter comprises an engraved vignette incorporating the symbol; each volume has xvi, 160 pp.

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